Article ID : 00199671 / Last Modified : 13/07/2018

How to use the Google Assistant

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What is the Google Assistant and how does it work?
What is required in order to use the Google Assistant function?
What functions on my TV can the Google Assistant control?
 

For Frequently Asked Questions, see the following:


What is the Google Assistant and how does it work?
Meet your Google Assistant: it’s your own personal Google, always ready to help, and is now available on Android TV™ devices.

With the Google Assistant built in, you can ask your Google Assistant to play your favourite movie or TV show, check the score of your favourite team, control your TV, dim the lights and more - using just your voice.

To start using your Google Assistant, press the MIC button on your TV remote control or select the voice icon on the Home menu and then speak. It’s that easy!

To learn more about what the Google Assistant can do, you can ask it What can you do? or see the following: 


What is required in order to use the Google Assistant function?

  1. Sony’s Android TV
  2. A compatible remote control
  3. A Google account (if you use the full function)
  4. An active Internet connection
     

What functions on my TV can the Google Assistant control?
See the details on what you can ask your Google Assistant on Android TV.
 


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